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Why Shona will never be an official language

9 years ago | 21869 Views
The reason why Shona will never be an official language is that almost everything means the same thing e.g:
Roof - denga,
Sky - denga,
Heaven - denga,

then Standing - yakamira,
its stopping - yakamira,
its upright - yakamira,
its not running - yakamira,
its halted - yakamira,
its waiting - yakamira,
its erect - yakamira

....then gadget - chinhu,
item - chinhu,
Thing - chinhu,
Penis - chinhu,
Vagina - chinhu

Shona, a language of few words!
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Anonymous user 9 years
yu're sick. shona dominates every where go to Johannesburg, Francis town and Gaborone its shona even in bulawayo where yu come whats yo story?
Anonymous user 9 years
that`s true..kikikikiki!
Anonymous user 8 years
you don't understand shona you need to get a shona dictionary with 5 000 words or speak to a proper shona person
Anonymous user 8 years
shona is not a language dhodi chairo.
Anonymous user 7 years
You are right Shona people are shameless. Go to human traficing 90% is Mashona. These people are a disgrace to Zim nationals.
Anonymous user 7 years
That is a very big lie Shonas are not dominant. Balamawala kuphela that is why during the xenophobic attacks they fell victim. If you were dominating why did you not retaliate.
Anonymous user 6 years
Shona haters tend to become xenophobic
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